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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  On January - 08 birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  On January - 08 birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  On this day in history birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  On January - 08 birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On January - 08 birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on this day in history.  

1812  On January - 08 birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  On January - 08 birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on this day in history.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on January - 08.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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